Quick Facts of Cassandra Peterson
|Age:||70 years 1 months|
|Birth Date:||September 17, 1951|
|Full Name:||Cassandra Peterson|
|Birth Place:||Manhattan, Kansas, United States|
|Net Worth:||$ 2.5 million|
|Height / How tall :||5 feet 6 inches (1.70m)|
|Father's Name:||Dale Peterson|
|Mother's Name:||Phyllis Peterson|
|Education:||Palmer High School|
|Waist Size:||26 inch|
|Bra Size:||38 inch|
|Hip Size:||37 inch|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Taurus, Capricorn|
|Last Update:||September, 2021|
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[In 1998, reacting to being told that Monica Lewinsky liked to compare herself to Elvira] At least, I get my little black dress cleaned once in a while.
[In 2014, on her dream date with Elvis Presley] I was a big groupie. I loved music. I got to realize the dream of actually meeting Elvis and actually going out on a date with Elvis, so that was a dream come true for me. There was a lot of making out going on. We had a great time.
[In 2014, on Elvis Presley giving her some advice] He is one hundred percent responsible for me getting out of Vegas and going on with my career. Elvis said to me, "You don't want to stay here. This is not a town you should be in." And I don't think if that would've come from anybody but Elvis, I would've done it.
Relationship Facts of Cassandra Peterson
- Cassandra Peterson is not having an affair with anyone presently.
- Her sexual orientation is straight.
More about the relationship
Initially, Cassandra Peterson was involved in a relationship with American Actor Bill Cable for a brief amount of time. Later, she became romantically involved with Welsh Singer Tom Jones. During 1967, she also dated English Musician Jimmy Page.
In the same year, Cassandra was also involved in a relationship with another American singer Eric Burdon. Arguably her most important relationship till date is with King of Rock and Roll Elvis Presley. The pair dated during 1969. During 1969, she was in a relationship with American Musician Jimi Hendrix.
Cassandra was married to Mark Pierson in the year 1981. Eventually, the pair couple went through the process of divorce in the year 2003. She has one daughter from the marriage, Sadie Pierson.
Who is Cassandra Peterson?
Cassandra Peterson is an American actress. She portrayed the role of the horror hostess character Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. Additionally, she also sang in an Italian pop-rock band and had a small part in Federico Fellini’s 1972 movie ‘Roma’.
Cassandra Peterson’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Cassandra Peterson was born in Manhattan, Kansas on September 17, 1951. In her childhood years, she pulled a tub of boiling Easter eggs off of the stove, burning over a third of her body and leaving her visibly scarred. Later, her family moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado. Additionally, she was shy throughout her early life. Her mother ran a costume shop and frequently used her as a model.
Talking about her education, Cassandra attended General William J. Palmer High School. Later, she graduated in 1969. Additionally, she also graduated from Palmer High School.
Cassandra Peterson’s Career, Salary, and Net Worth
Initially, Cassandra performed in local clubs as a dancer while still in high school. Later, she auditioned for a show called ‘Vive Les Girls’ at the Dunes Hotel during spring break 1969. Next, she sang in an Italian pop-rock band and had a small part in Federico Fellini’s 1972 movie ‘Roma’. After moving to the United States, she posed photo shoots for Playboy magazine. She later joined the Groundlings improv troupe in 1979.
KHJ-TV hired Cassandra in the spring of 1981 to host the Movie Macabre series for $350 a week. Additionally, she made a number of guest appearances on different TV shows and movies as Elvira and became the first female to host a national beer ad campaign. Elvira is a character that she plays. She also co-wrote, produced and starred in a feature-length film called ‘Elvira, Mistress of the Dark’ in 1988. She was a popular character throughout the 1990s and 2000s.
Cassandra hosted her own reality TV show, ’The Search for the New Elvira’ in 2007. Although in her 60s, she is still going strong as Elvira. All in all, she has more than 90 credits as an actress for her appearances in movies and television series.
Cassandra was nominated for the Saturn Award in 1990 as Best Actress for ‘Elvira: Mistress of the Dark’. Additionally, she won the Spirit of Silver Lake Award in 2001. Furthermore, she also won the Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards in 2011.
Cassandra has not revealed her current salary. However, her net worth is estimated to be around $ 2.5 million.
Cassandra Peterson’s Rumors, and Controversy
Her character Elvira attracted a fair amount of controversies over the years because of the nature of the character. Currently, there are no rumors concerning her and her career.
Cassandra Peterson’s Body Measurements
Talking about her body measurement, Cassandra has a height of 1.7m. Additionally, she weighs 152 lbs (69 kg). Furthermore, she has a body measurement of 38-26-37 inches (97-66-94 cm). Her shoe size is 9 and dress size is 10. She has red hair and blue eyes.
Cassandra Peterson’s Social Media Profile
Cassandra’s character Elvira has a huge number of fans following on various social media sites. She has more than 7.6k followers on Instagram. Similarly, her Facebook page has more than 1 million followers. In addition, she also has more than 269.2k followers on Twitter.